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There are many moving parts to Medicare and Medicare coverage. Medicare Part A is hospital insurance and covers inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing facility care, and more. Medicare Part B covers outpatient care, such as doctor’s visits and other services.

Learn more about Medicare’s coverage of specific health care services to avoid any surprise bills at the doctor’s office.

Medicare Coverage Articles

Medicare Coverage of Dental

In general, Medicare does not cover dental care, but Medicare Part A (Hospital insurance) does cover certain in-patient dental services. Learn more.

Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids

Medicare does not cover hearing aids, but Medicare Part B covers diagnostic hearing and balance exams. Learn more about Medicare hearing aid coverage.

Medicare Coverage of Cataract Surgery

If you have cataracts, you know the condition can be uncomfortable and bothersome. Learn more about if Medicare covers cataract surgery, or if you will have to pay out of pocket.

Medicare Coverage of Mental Health Services

Medicare Part A and Part B covers specific mental healthcare services. Learn your Medicare benefits for mental health care and the costs associated.

Medicare Coverage of Cancer

Learn more about Medicare’s coverage of cancer and the costs of cancer treatment, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and more as a Medicare enrollee.

Medicare Coverage of Diabetic Supplies

Medicare covers diabetic supplies such as glucose test strips and more. Learn how to avoid pitfalls when it comes to buying diabetic supplies to ensure coverage.

Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

Medicare Part B covers medically necessary durable medical equipment (DME) prescribed by your doctor. Learn what supplies and equipment Medicare covers.

Medicare Coverage of Medical Alert Systems

Medical alert systems and devices are a way for seniors to get help in the case of an emergency. Learn about Medicare’s coverage of medical alert systems.

Medicare Coverage of Long Term Care

Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover long-term care. You can offset some of the long-term care costs with a Medigap plan.

Medicare Coverage of Nursing Homes

Medicare only covers skilled care in a nursing facility for patients who meet certain conditions. Learn what part of Medicare covers nursing homes.

Medicare & Assisted Living: Coverage & Costs

Traditionally, Medicare does not cover the costs of assisted living for seniors. Learn more your Medicare-related options when it comes to assisted living.

Medicare Coverage of Post-Acute Care

Medicare typically covers some types of post-acute care. Learn what Medicare covers and when, and any costs associated with your coverage.

Medicare Coverage of Urgent Care

Medicare covers urgent care to treat a sudden illness or injury that is not a medical emergency. A Medigap can also help cover urgent care costs.

Medicare Coverage of Ambulance Services

Medicare covers ambulance services. However, there are conditions and requirements that you must meet to qualify for Medicare coverage.

Medicare Coverage Outside the U.S.

Do you have international health insurance outside the US as a traveler or expat? Learn about your Medicare & Medigap insurance coverage outside of the US.

Medicare Supplement’s Coverage of Foreign Travel Medical Expenses

Medicare supplement plans offer coverage during foreign travel. We can help you understand how Medicare supplement foreign travel coverage works.

Inpatient vs. Observation Status

If you are in the hospital, are you admitted to the hospital and covered under your Medicare Part A? The answer may be very surprising and costly for you.

3 Periods When Medicare Recipients Can Make Changes to Their Coverage

Annual Enrollment Period is not the only time to make changes to your Medicare coverage. Learn about when you can make changes to your Medicare coverage.

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